Miguel del Valle
Chicago’s mayoral election is little more than a month away and today, both Mayor Emanuel and one of his major challengers turned their attention to attracting Hispanic voters, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has received mixed reviews from two high-profile Chicago politicians for recent TV ads featuring the mayor commenting on the new contract for Chicago Public Schools teachers.
An in-depth look at numbers from last month’s mayoral election indicates Rahm Emanuel’s victory was even more one-sided than it may have appeared.
Rahm Emanuel coasted to victory in the race for mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily defeating five opponents to take over for the retiring Richard M. Daley, whom he called “an impossible act to follow.”
Voters are turning out at the polls today, as they cast their ballots in the first mayoral race in 22 years that has not included the name Richard M. Daley.
Mayoral hopefuls pulled out all the stops Sunday during the final weekend before Tuesday’s election. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent followed.
This week, the top four contendors for mayor sat down with CBS 2 News, in a series of interviews to discuss the issues in the race to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley.
The race for mayor of Chicago is entering its final days, with Election Day coming up on Tuesday. CBS 2 has been taking an up-close look at the campaigns of the four top contenders to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley.
With four days left until the election for mayor of Chicago, the six candidates were heading into the final week of campaigning at full speed.
With Election Day less than a week away, three of the major mayoral candidates attacked front-runner Rahm Emanuel.
With only a week until Election Day, we wanted to hear from the candidates for mayor in person. Miguel del Valle was the first candidate to enter the race and he was the first candidate to sit down with CBS 2.
Monday night marked the second-to-last debate between the four main candidates for Chicago Mayor, and the forum was relatively civil and at times jovial.
The Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization has sent mayoral candidate Miguel Del Valle a public valentine.
The mayoral debates so far seem to have drawn a collective yawn from many Chicago voters.
Sparks flew between Rahm Emanuel and his two closest challengers at a mayoral debate Thursday night, but a new poll shows Emanuel continuing to add to his already sizable lead.
The candidates for mayor of Chicago have all but conceded that Rahm Emanuel will get the most votes on Feb. 22, but they said he won’t get the 50 percent-plus-one that he needs to avoid an April 5 runoff against the candidate who comes in second.
With two weeks to go in the race for mayor, the big issues for the candidates continue to be crime, education and the economy.
Miguel Del Valle believes there may have been a violation in the city’s ethics ordinance during contract negotiations.
At a forum to discuss making public schools healthier on Friday, the candidates for mayor touched on a number of other issues facing Chicago Public Schools, as well as the race for mayor itself.
Miguel Del Valle says the prison sentence given for former Chicago Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez brings to mind rival Rahm Emanuel’s connections to Chicago’s old patronage system.